Bitcoin is decentralized digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the
world. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority: managing transactions and
issuing money are carried out collectively by the network. The original Bitcoin software by Satoshi Nakamoto
was released under the MIT license. Most client software, derived or "from scratch", also use open source
Bytecoin is a first CryptoNote-based cryptocurrency. A CPU-mined coin, it's primary advantages are
extraordinary transaction untraceability and unlinkability features. BCN is stated to be much more
anonymous than Bitcoin and all its existing forks. The developers claim a person’s right to privacy
is their primary concern and strictly observe their own privacy. Bytecoin was started on July 4th, 2012.
BCN is based on CryptoNote, an open-source technology for anonymous cryptocurrencies. It utilizes
ring signature and one-time addresses for completely anonymous payments. CryptoNote is designed in a way,
which makes block chain analysis impossible. CryptoNote is focused on CPU-mining in order to make the
special purposes devices useless.
DigitalNote is an experimental open-source cryptocurrency based on CryptoNote technology and CryptoNight
algorithm. It is a fork of Bytecoin - the very first implementation of CryptoNote. Nobody own or control
DigitalNote. It is a scalable decentralized cryptocurrency with strong privacy protection. DigitalNote
uses ring signatures, to provide unlinkable and untraceable transactions.
Unlike other CryptoNote based cryptocurrencies, Fantomcoin supports merged mining. It can be possible with
Bytecoin, Monero, QuazarCoin or any CN based coin. New blockchain needs no additional hashpower - it uses
Bytecoin, Monero, QuazarCoin blocks or shares as PoW. Miners are free to choose "donor" chain they like.
In case other chains based on CryptoNote will appear they also can be used as "donor" chains.
Ethereum or Ether is a cryptocurrency designed to pay for the computational purposes of the Ethereum network.
The name of the coin comes from the name of the platform intended to allow a network of peers to administer their
own stateful user-created smart contracts in the absence of central authority.
Dash is a cryptocurrency previously known as Darkcoin or XCoin. It uses a coin-mixing service called
Darksend that prevents transactions from being traced and adds privacy to the network. Quick confirmation
makes Dash payments an effective way to send money worldwide. Two-Tier network opens new possibilities to
integrate various services unavailable for other currencies.
The developers of Nxt deem it a second-generation cryptocurrency dramatically different from Bitcoin and all
the altcoins. It is written from scratch, based on PoS mechanism and can be considered an eco-friendly coin
as it does not require great amounts of hashing power. Its efficient feature "Transparent Forging" minimizes
the transaction time as it determines which server node will generate the next block, so the transaction is
sent straight to this node.
Radium and its blockchain serve as a basis for the Radium SmartChain, a foundation for the progressive
blockchain development. The ultimate goal is to set up an environment for completely decentralized services.
RADS can be sent using traditional addresses or usernames recorded in the blockchain of the coin.
Factom is an open source project implementing blockchain technology for businesses. Entries in the ledger
cannot be altered, thus there is no place for fraud and forgery, the system becomes transparent. Factom
cryptocurrency is alternatively called Factoids. Users of the system can exchange them for Entry Credits,
in this case the coins are burnt. Individuals who run FCT Servers pay transaction fees for Bitcoin and get
Factoids as an incentive for that.
Lisk is a new decentralized application platform with its own cryptocurrency. The platform is based on
These are custom blockchains integrated into the Lisk’s one. Lisk uses Delegated-Proof-of-Stake, a highly
secured and flexible consensus model, which elects 101 delegates to create blocks.
Expanse is a driven by the DAO community smart contract platform, providing tools and services to create
intuitive decentralized applications (DAPPs). The platform allows to integrate blockchain technologies and
spread decentralized information to different fields. Expanse is powered by EXP, a democratic controlled
Steem is the first Reddit-like social media platform based on blockchain technologies. Each worthy
content, instead of likes, is rewarded by STEEM, a crypto that fuels the platform. STEEM may also be
mined through the p2p network.
Stratis is a flexible and powerful Blockchain Development Platform designed for the needs of real-world
financial services businesses.
Gulden is the first digital currency with a human approach. It is a Dutch cryptocurrency named after
the national defunct currency of Netherlands. The crypto is determined by the demand for gold and silver.
Guldens are stored on a mobile or desktop app and can be used anywhere Bitcoin is accepted, including IBAN banks.
Zcash is a totally private decentralized crypto using a new cryptographic algorithm for payments using a
zero-knowledge proof of construction, providing safe encryption of a sender, a recipient and an amount sent.
Zcash has a view key for users to see and control the content.
Zclassic is an upgraded fork of Zcash providing secure, fast and anonymous transactions without founders tax.
Zclassic works the same way as Zcash except for taking 20% from miner fees to the project founders.
The network is powered by ZCL, an open source and community driven underlying coin.
GameCredits is a new cryptocurrency related to gambling that provides blockchain based payment solutions for
the entire gaming industry. GAME provides easy game experience and a wide range of deposit options protected
form theft and fraud.
Tether is a platform that allows to convert fiat money (USD, EUR, JPY) into cryptocurrency, thus enabling it to
be used like bitcoin. This feature protects users against bitcoin volatility making a USD-coin permanently
anchored to actual USD value, since Tether is backed 1 to 1 by fiat currency held in reserves.
Swarm city is a decentralized p2p platform based on the Ethereum blockchain. The platform represents an ultimate
tool to create and promote brands and hives, providing cooperativism and a ‘swarm’ model that runs on SWT tokens.
Melon is an Ethereum based blockchain protocol designed for digital asset management. The decentralised protocol
allows to transparently and competitively set up and participate in digital asset strategies. The Melon protocol
has Melon tokens (MLN) for those who want to invest in the project.
Digix is a decentralised platform built on Ethereum that provides transparent, constant and auditable global
asset management. The platform is designed to allocate a physical gold bullion on the blockchain via smart
contracts. Digix is fueled with non-volatile DGX tokens used for transactions with gold.
TIME is the first cryptocurrency based on an employee's labour hours. The token running on Ethereum was released
by a blockchain project named Chronobank that offers ultimate solutions for HR, recruitment and finance
PIVX is a DASH fork that stands for Private Instant Verified Transactions. It is a p2p open source decentralized
cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency uses a PoS consensus and inherits all the technical features of DASH.
Edgeless (EDG) is a gambling cryptocurrency based on the Ethereum smart contracts. The Edgeless platform
represents the first fully transparent casino with a 0% house edge. Egless might be used in online casinos,
sports betting and dice.
Wings (WINGS) is an Ethereum based token of a decentralized crowfunding platform for DAO. Wings represents a
unique project designed for backing blockchain and smart-contract projects.
Darcrus (DAR) is a digital asset based on the Next (NXT) blockchain released by a startup of the same name. The
Darcrus software is used for improving companies infrastructure and taking advantage of blockchain technologies.
Matchpool is a smart contract based matchmaking platform that helps participants find people they are looking
for, not for dating but also for recruitment and business partnership. The platform represents invite-only
pools with participants having common interests. Matchpool is powered by Guppy (GUP) tokens.
Syscoin is a cryptocurrency that not only allows low-cost financial transactions like Bitcoin, but provides
businesses the infrastructure to trade goods, assets, digital certificates and data securely. Syscoin offers
benefits to everyone from eBay traders, to High Street shops and many more.
Basic Attention Token (BAT) is an open source decentralized cryptocurrency designed for digital advertising.
The token provides a wide range of cost-savvy options for services based on user attention. BAT is intended to
use on the Brave platform created specially to track and manage activities for advertisers and publishers.
Aragon represents an entire customizable platform allowing to run a company on Ethereum, including fundraising,
accounting, governance, etc. The platform also helps to search new employees, partners and investors all over
the world. Aragon is powered by ANT tokens.
Status is an open source messaging platform and mobile browser to interact with decentralized applications that
run on the Ethereum Network.
TenX is the first platform that makes blockchain assets spendable anywhere. It represents a so called
interchain, the network of blockchains that runs on the COMIT protocol allowing to connect every blockchain.
TenX is fueled by PAY tokens.
EOS is a blockchain based software for horizontal and vertical scalingof decentralized applications. The
software provides accounts, authentication, databases, asynchronous communication and the scheduling of
applications across multiple CPU cores and/or clusters. The platform is fueled by EOS tokens based on Ethereum.
NEO, previously known as Antshares, is a Chinese smart contract open-source platform designed for seamless
integration of traditional economy with blockchain technologies. NEO provides digital asset management,
including registration, transferring and trading with full legal protection.
OmiseGO is a public Ethereum-based financial technology for use in mainstream digital wallets, that enables
real-time, peer-to-peer value exchange and payment services agnostically across jurisdictions and organizational
silos, and across both fiat money and decentralized currencies.
It is backed by significant mainstream financial firms in Asia who will use it as the backend for existing
digital wallets — Venmo, Google Wallet, WeChat Pay (examples of digital wallets only) — and for hosting digital
fiat tokens for their existing merchant payment network.
Monaco, the global cryptocurrency card has recently announced the listing of its Monaco (MCO) tokens on one of
the leading cryptocurrency exchange platform. You can purchase and convert crypto at the best rates, earn
cryptocurrency every time you spend with Monaco, and spend it anywhere, including ATMs.
It gives the ability to get perfect interbank exchange rates, wherever you are.
The MTL Token is an Ethereum ERC20 Token that uses MetalPay's unique Proof-of-Processed Payments (PoPP) to
identify and reward users.
Metal is a blockchain-based system utilizing Proof-of-Processed-Payments to identify users, rewarding them for
converting legacy fiat currency into cryptocurrency, acting as a bridge to the cryptocurrency world.
Storj is a decentralized encrypted cloud storage platform using the P2P technology. It
allows to store files in a decentralized manner and earn money by renting drive space. The
platform is invulnerable to censorship, monitoring or downtime. The platform is fueled by
STORJ tokens using for inner payment processes.
Cofound.it is a digital place for competition and selection of the most promising blockchain
projects. Being a hub, the platform helps other projects to raise funds and attract
investors by gathering experts, coaches and starttupers from all over the world. The native
CFI unlocks the Cofound.it priority pass for pre-sales and exclusive content.
Humaniq is a decentralized Ethereum-based discussion board uniting entrepreneurs, founders, and
users across the world. The community includes over one billion investors, accelerators and
companies gathered in one global network. Humaniq runs on the underlying HMQ token to interact
with the ecosystem.
Numeraire (NMR) is a cryptographic token on the Ethereum blockchain that represents an
artificial intelligence hedge fund. The token is utilized in a novel auction mechanism to
prevent overfitting in an economy and encrypts data for market efficiency.
Salt is the first asset-baking lending platform based on Ethereum that enables all holders of
blockchain assets to leverage them for getting cash loans without selling tokens. The platform
is powered by the SALT native token that provides membership for anyone who wants to get
eligibility for a SALT loan.
Bitcoin Gold is another open-sourced Bitcoin fork built by crypto volunteers standing for “making Bitcoin
decentralized again”. The new blockchain is incomaptible with the current version of Bitcoin and utilizes a
Equihash, a Proof-of-Work consensus enabling GPU-mining.
District0x is an Ethereum based network of decentralized markets and communities named Districts. Districts
act as decentralized autonomous organizations on the District0x Network that runs on the d0xINFRA framework
powered by Ethereum smart contracts and front-end libraries distributed on IPFS. All governance and decisions
in districts are performed by the Aragon platform.
Viberate is the first platform for the live music industry establishing a blockchain-based marketplace to
gather musicians and even organizers. The platform represents a decentralized community-based service with
its underlying VIB token. The Viberate ecosystem stands for the biggets curated live music database in the
world including musicians, booking agencies, music venues, event organizers and other music professionals
enabling them to expose themselves to their audience.
Coinlancer is an Ethereum-based job market that allows to hire freelancers and search clients across the world.
Unlike a regular job market, Coinlancer provides fully decentralized, safe and transparent services without
middlemen involved. The project is fueled by the native CL token.
Atlant is a p2p real estate platform on Ethereum smart contracts aiming to ease transfer of ownership and
fractional holding, tax inefficiencies and other issues related to real estate. The platform is powered by its
underlying token ATL that is required for Atlant membership.
Tron is an open-source protocol based on blockchain technology designed for the industry of digital
entertainment. Tron provides DApp developers with the infrastructure to build decentralized applications for
entertainment. Tron is powered by the TRX token.
Stox is a p2p platform based on Ethreum designed for the mainstream prediction market.
It allows to build new markets, trade and predict any outcome to make a profit.
The project is fueled by the STX digital token that maintains all operations within the platform.
SONM offers general-purpose computing cloud-like services based on fog computing as a backend. It is a
ERC20 token with a function of payment equivalent of computing powers. Computing power suppliers (hosts)
all over the world can contribute their computing power to SONM marketplace. It can be used for general
applications, video rendering on CPU/GPU, Machine learning or scientific calculations. Token is designed
as a utility token (not a securities) according to Singapore law (SFA, FAA), juridical practice and MAS
The NGC is a decentralized ethereum-based cryptocurrency for trading and investing in financial markets,
virtual goods and cryptocurrencies created for all NAGA platforms including NAGA TRADER, Switex and the
Thanks to NGC, Naga aims to establish the world's first crypto-gateway to trade stocks, CFDs, ETFs, and any
other sort of financial instruments and in-game items on a global scale in a secure and transparent way.
Binance (BNB) is an ERC20 token created by well known Binance trading platform.
BNB apart from being Binance official currency has some other utilities: it can be used for paying for trading fees on the exchange
(during the first year it gives you 50% discount, 25% for second year and 12,5% for third),
you can also spend BNB for virtual gifts on Uplive platform. In the nearest future Binance is planning to launch its decentralized exchange
where BNB will be the main asset. BNB has the busiest orderbook in the cryptoworld which makes it safe and competitive market for transactions.
ZenCash is the first cryptocurrency with TLS end-to-end encryption at the node and internode
level. It means that ZenCash is completely untraceable and private. ZenCash also
incorporates a messaging service (ZenChat), document publishing service (ZenPub) and ZenHide
(domain fronting system which helps to pass over cryptocurrency blocking). ZenCash is
leading cryptocurrency in privacy, governance, economic contribution and engineering
IOStoken is a blockchain based platform for online service providers. The project team uses innovative Efficient Distributed Sharding Technology
dividing the network into sub spaces making it fast and efficient. Another IOStoken innovation is its consensus mechanism
known as Proof-of-Believability (PoB) which validates past contributions and behavioral patterns.
Waltonchain is a platform creating new commercial ecosystem combining blockchain technology with
Value Internet of Things (VIoT). As the platform continues to spread and grow to huge ecosystem with
different chains and businesses, WaltonCoin (WTC) will unite the main chain with others.
Zilliqa is a blockchain based platform designed with novel protocol that increase transaction rates as the network expands.
The main idea is to provide secure data-driven decentralized apps with scaling requirements of machine learning.
Zilliqa is able to proceed thousands of transactions per second, all the platform fees are paid with ZIL native token.
Bitcoin Private (BTCP) is a community driven fork of Bitcoin and Zcash Classic.
The coin focuses on privacy and utilizes zk-snarks protocol that hide a sender and recipient.
Bitcoin Private runs on a bit increased block size and publicly available codebase maintained by community members.